Two cousins, Charlotte Thompson and Alpha Zeta member Hannah Thompson, (Townshend, ’09) were recently recognized by the Frederick News Post for their interest in pursuing a career in agriculture.
Charlotte, who will graduate in December, has been interning
for a year with the Office of the Chief Economist, World Agriculture Outlook
Board at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She plans on earning a graduate
degree in agriculture economics and wants to work for the federal government in
the agriculture field.
Hannah graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in
agricultural communications with a minor in ag economics and Spanish from Ohio
State University and plans to return to OSU to complete a graduate degree in
This summer, Hannah is completing an internship with Charleston/Orwig, which is advertising agency that focuses on agriculture.
Hannah doesn’t necessarily want to work on a farm, but she
wants to help farmers and hopes to work in the legislative or government
"This may take me to
law school or to Washington, D.C., to work as a lobbyist or policy adviser.”
Hannah says. "During graduate school I hope to explore my options and decide in
which path I can be most beneficial to the agricultural industry."Click here to read the full story in the Frederick News Post.